3. Fiano di Avellino DOCG

Fiano di Avellino is a DOCG wine whose production is allowed in 26 municipalities in the province of Avellino, where the grape was taken by the Greeks and the first vines were planted in Lapio. The name seems to derive from Vitis Apicius or Apina feature, typical of this grape from the sweet scent, attracting swarms of bees in the vineyards. By Jacek afiana and then came this apiana fiano.
It was once a sweet wine, slightly sparkling. Today the Fiano di Avellino DOCG is a dry white wine, intense, elegant and textured, suitable with ageing, characteristics that derive from both the climate mild in summer Irpinia-but winter hard, with warm days and cool nights – both from soils, Loamy, fertile soil.

First year of production: 2000
Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
Grapes: Fiano 100%
Town of origin: Montefalcione (AV)
Altitude: 380 m asl
Soil: clay
Training system: Guyot
Density planting: 4000 strains/ha
Yield: 65000 kg/ha

Harvest period: first decade of October
Method of collection: by hand – traditional
Vinification: soft pressing
Fermentation temperature: 15°-18°C controlled temperature
Bottling period: April – May
Total acidity: 6 g/L
pH: 3,20
Aeging potential: yes
Drinkability: 2-3 years